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A third of Qatari Internet users will harness WhatsApp to find out the latest news, compared to 21% of online expats.
December 24, 2014 - 13:26 GMT
For the first time, a study of Internet users in Qatar has explored the usage of emerging social media channels, alongside more established networks.

November 11, 2012

Internet speeds in Lebanon have improved dramatically as the country prepares for 4G connectivity
03:00 GMT

Internet connection speeds in Lebanon have increased significantly, according to the Telecoms Ministry. Speeds are now 15- 18 times faster than 2011, as the country plans to move to 4G connectivity, announcing "The new network is 4G-ready".

November 8, 2012

Blue Coat Systems
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Blue Coat Systems announced that it has been named Security Solutions Provider of the Year at the Computer News Middle East ICT Achievement awards.

Hewlett Packard
08:53 GMT
(press release)

HP announced new products and services that help small and midsized businesses simplify their IT infrastructure to accelerate business gains from mobile access.

06:10 GMT

ASUS ROG Orion PRO and Orion full-size gaming headsets are designed to provide gaming enthusiasts with the finest audio immersion and positioning needed in any game and at any location.

Mohammad Mobasseri, Senior Vice President, Comguard
04:51 GMT

Comguard is conducting series of training and certification courses for both partners and end-user on Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows platform.

iphone 5
03:00 GMT

There’s still no word from Apple as to when UAE residents will be able to pick up the much-hyped gadget.

November 7, 2012

Injazat Data Systems
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems maintained its top ranking as the market leader among Information Systems (IS) Outsourcing Service Providers in the UAE with a 39.7 per cent market share in 2011.

November 6, 2012

Elite Gold and Platinum card
09:16 GMT

Nawras has welcomed 12 new partners to offer Gold and Platinum Elite Club members additional exclusive benefits across Oman.

Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani, CEO, Qtel Qatar and Juan Agualimpia, EVP and chief marketing officer, MoneyGram at the signing ceremony
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Qtel and MoneyGram announced a new partnership to make MoneyGram money transfer available through Qtel Mobile Money.

06:24 GMT
(press release)

EMC Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Silver Tail Systems.

Shaheen Haque, Territory Manager Middle East & Turkey at Interactive Intelligence
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, has launched Interaction Mobilizer for Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Trend Micro
06:09 GMT
(press release)

High-risk and dangerous applications targeting users of Google’s Android platform increased from nearly 30,000 in June to almost 175,000 in September, according to the security roundup report.

04:39 GMT
(press release)

Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta in an all-cash transaction.

November 5, 2012

Apple introduced the iPhone to the Mexican market in 2007
15:50 GMT

Tech giant Apple has reportedly lost a legal battle over the iPhone's name in Mexico.

GALAXY S3 30Million milestone
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics, announced the GALAXY S III has surpassed 30 million global sales in approximately five months since its debut in May.